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Mark Stewart
Artist | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Current Residence: United Kingdom (Plymouth)

markstewart03@hotmail.com

Find my art page on :facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-St…

OK .. about me,
I joined DA back in 2011 after a long absence from the art world. I decided to explore the humble graphite pencil and the human portrait. I gave myself 5yrs to do this and this year 2014 is my 4th year. The one thing i have learned so far is that 5yrs is nowhere near enough time.
I studied and worked as a illustrator back in the day and my drawings do tend to take on an illustrative style at times but I quite like that as I'm not trying to achieve photo realism and i believe in letting a style develop naturally. Most are straight forward copies because they are only drawn so i can experiment with ideas or techniques. Some will be motivated by tones alone and others by textures. I love reflected light and dramatic lighting also .. I draw on smooth Bristol paper and Bristol Velum with a more textured surface, i find that moving from one to the other presents different challenges which i enjoy ... i draw to learn.
I also believe in sharing and so i will add the occasional walkthrough to share what i have learned. I have also added many old illustrations to my gallery for any who want to see them.

Thank you in advance for any faves, i do not have the time to answer each one personally but i do answer all comments and enjoy hearing from you all and visiting new watchers galleries.

I do consider commissioned work, if you are interested feel free to visit my website for all details.
Have a great 2014 and thank you for visiting my page .... enjoy your art :D
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:iconmalleni-stock:
Malleni-Stock Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
:+fav: Thank you ! Have a nice day wave remake
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:iconhappytrenty:
happytrenty Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav mark:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconmarkstewart:
markstewart Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014   Traditional Artist
You're welcome bud, how could i not ... it's fabulous, wish i could take a great reference shot like that :D
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:iconhappytrenty:
happytrenty Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hugcheers :D (Big Grin) 
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:iconevlena:
evlena Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the favorites!:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconmarkstewart:
markstewart Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
You're welcome :D
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:iconlightlyeve:
LightlyEve Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I appreciate the fave~  :rose:
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:iconmarkstewart:
markstewart Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
You're welcome :D
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:iconlittle-nightowl:
Little-Nightowl Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing gallery :-)
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:iconmarkstewart:
markstewart Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you :D
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